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Lost Stars

(2016)
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I'll be your mirror, reflect what you are, in case you don't know ...

In the aftermath of her older sister's death, sixteen-year-old Carrie is taken under the wings of her sister's friends, and finds herself forsaking the science nerds of her former life and slipping into a daze of cheap beer and recreational drugs. Carrie - a talented guitar player and obsessive tracker of the coming Vira comet - is partying hard and fooling around with boys she doesn't even like, even though she's desperate for a boyfriend.

Her mother, enveloped by grief at the loss of her eldest child, has retreated to a monastery in the Catskills that requires a vow of silence. With her family splintered apart, Carrie is overcome at times by uncontrollable rages and her father decides to send her to a boot camp for wayward teens. Compounding the shame, and to her horror, she is forced to wear work boots and a hard hat - boy poison.

Then she meets Dean, a fellow musician and refugee from his own dark past. Throughout the summer Carrie learns more about Dean, about her sister's death, about her own family's past, and about herself...as well as about the Bee Gees, disco and the difference between wood and sheet-rock screws. Through love, music and her precious comet - and no small help from Lou Reed - Carrie fumbles her way through the complex web of tragedies and misunderstandings, to the heart of who she is and who she wants to be.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Lost Stars
Author(s): Lisa Selin Davis
ISBN: 0-544-78506-1 / 978-0-544-78506-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

December 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Lost Stars
Author(s): Lisa Selin Davis
ISBN: 1-328-78731-1 / 978-1-328-78731-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lost Stars or What Lou Reed Taught Me About Love
Author(s): Lisa Selin Davis
ISBN: 1-4714-0619-9 / 978-1-4714-0619-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Lost Stars or What Lou Reed Taught Me About Love
Author(s): Lisa Selin Davis
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Lost Stars
Author(s): Lisa Selin Davis
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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